Workplace Harassment in Connecticut
If you’re currently being sexually harassed at work, either by a co-worker, supervisor, contractor, or anyone else with whom you interact while on the job, you have a right to pursue justice.
Brickley Law has 20 years of experience in protecting clients in employment law cases. Our New Canaan employment lawyer understands that you may be hesitant or intimidated to stand up to the people you work with, which is why we are here to protect your rights every step of the way.
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Types of Harassment
Quid pro quo harassment is known as “this for that” harassment. This type of harassment is based on an employee’s acceptance or rejection of unwelcome sexual advances. Examples of quid pro quo harassment can include a supervisor who denies an employee a promotion for refusing to be sexually cooperative.
Hostile work environment harassment can manifest from openly discussing sexual activities, telling offensive jokes, unnecessary touching or using indecent gestures. This type of behavior causes the workplace environment to be one that is intimidating and unwelcoming.
Quid pro quo and hostile work environment harassment is in violation of the DOL’s policies when:
- The harassment is severe and persuasive enough to create a work environment that a reasonable person would find hostile or abusive
- The harassment impacts the employee’s psychological well-being
- The harassment is physically threatening or humiliating
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Being a victim of workplace harassment can take a toll on your day-to-day life and be an overwhelming burden to bear. Your place of employment should include an environment that fosters growth and learning and as such, abusive behavior cannot be tolerated. With Brickley Law on your side, you can trust that we will fight for you ever step of the way and obtain the justice you deserve. Call us today for a free consultation, Brickley Law at (203) 966-6600.
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